Annalise Pickrel scored 18 points and Branndais Agee was clutch down the stretch Friday as No. 19 Michigan State, the second-seed, rallied to defeat seventh-seeded Michigan 61-58 in the Big Ten quarterfinals. Michigan State will face No. 3-seed Nebraska in the semifinals on Saturday at about 6 p.m. ET.
The Big Ten Champion Michigan State women's basketball team heads to Indianapolis for the 2014 Big Ten Tournament this week. The Spartans, who are the No. 2 seed after tying Penn State at 13-3 for the regular-season title, will face the winner of Michigan and Indiana on Friday night at 6:30 p.m., in Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Big Ten Network. MSU advanced to the championship game last season.
Fresh off its Big Ten Championship, the Michigan State women's basketball team was well represented on the postseason All-Big Ten teams. All five Spartan starters earned all-conference recognition, led by redshirt freshman Aerial Powers being named to the First Team. Michigan State was the only team in the Big Ten with five players named to the All-Big Ten teams.
The Breslin Center careers of the two Spartan seniors Klarissa Bell and Annalise Pickrel ended in celebration on Sunday night, as the No. 21 Michigan State women's basketball team beat Indiana, 76-56, to earn a share of the Big Ten Regular-Season Championship. It was the fourth conference regular season title in program history.
03/01/2014 - Women's Basketball Plays For Big Ten Title Sunday
02/27/2014 - No. 21 Women's Basketball Routs Northwestern, 75-44
02/26/2014 - Spartans Travel to Northwestern for Final Road Game
02/26/2014 - Spartan Women's Basketball All-Access: Episode 8
02/25/2014 - Tori Jankoska Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week
02/23/2014 - Women's Basketball Faces Minnesota Monday Night
02/20/2014 - No. 23 Michigan State Tops Wisconsin, 76-66
02/19/2014 - Women's Basketball Heads to Wisconsin Thursday
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